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Details about  Alembic Custom Spoiler 5-String 32" Medium Scale Bass COCO BOLO STUNNING !!!

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Alembic Custom Spoiler 5-String 32" Medium Scale Bass COCO BOLO STUNNING !!!
Alembic-Custom-Spoiler-5-String-32-Medium-Scale-Bass-COCO-BOLO-STUNNING
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Item condition:
Used
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13 Mar, 2013 18:34:48 GMT
Price:
US $2,850.00
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Item location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

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eBay item number:
121079616637
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Item specifics

Condition:
Used: An item that has been previously used. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully ... Read moreabout the condition
Brand:

Alembic

String Configuration:

5 String

Model:

Spoiler

Dexterity:

Right-Handed

Body Type:

Solid

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Up for sale is an All-Original 1989 Alembic Custom Spoiler 5-String Bass in spectacular condition. Features include: 7-Piece Neck-Thru Construction; Mahogany Body; Coco Bolo or Rosewood Top (Not certain which) with Matching Headstock(front and back) Veneer;  Ebony Fingerboard; Pearloid Oval Inlays; Active Alembic Soapbars with Vol/Vol/Bass Filter Controls; Dual Truss-Rods; Brass Hardware with Adjustable Nut; and 24-Frets.  Scale Length 32"; Weight 10lbs-4oz; Nut Width 1.96"
 
I usually go into a lot of detail regarding condition, but this one is pretty easy - gently played/handled and about as close to new as a 20+ year old bass can look.
 
Structurally Solid - neck is straight; no visible fret wear; electronics work and sound great - no cracks, warps, etc - zero issues.
 
Cosmetically - With a casual once over, the bass appears virtually new with the typical 'mild' tarnish that occurs on the brass hardware. Upon real close inspection, you'll find a few very mild indents (the worst one pictured), as well as some extremely mild 'swirls/marks' just below the G and some typical and extremely light 'string shadow' in the pick-ups.  Rosewood and Coco Bolo will darken over time, and the beveled edges of the top are a bit lighter in shade than the top (a bit of a 3D effect).  This is not 100% absoluteley 'mint', but for a 20+ year old bass that's been played/handled some it is easily a 9, and in better condition than some brand new basses hanging in the stores - Stunning!
 
Bass plays, sounds and looks great - I'm always impressed with how solid the B is on Mutli-Lam Alembics including this 32".  Strings on it are good with a decent amount of life left, but the Low-B is a Taper Wound from another set - a good match. Includes the original Protec Hard Foam case that it came with new in very good structural condition with some typical wear/dirt.  Rare find in exceptional condition.

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